English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Pound Close

Field in the Parish of Wolterton

Historical Forms

  • Pound Close 1693 WAL

Etymology

Pound Close 1693 ib(v. *pund'enclosure into which stray cattle were put')